Fairfax Station was originally a railroad station, with proximity to Fairfax, the county seat. Clara Barton tended to Union and Confederate troops in Fairfax Station. A small skirmish was fought at Brimstone Hill near Fairfax Station during the American Civil War; during the War, near Fairfax Station Confederate General J. E. B. Stuart telegraphed President Lincoln complaining of the poor quality of the Federal mules he had stolen.
Fairfax Station is Fairfax County, Virginia and is comprised of mostly Single Family Homes. Home price range from the upper $400's to the $3 Million range.